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Christopher M. Hussey

Associate
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Education
William Mitchell College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2013
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, B.S., Business Management and Philosophy, 2006
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Experience

Christopher Hussey is an associate in Corporate practice, where he focuses on middle-market mergers and acquisitions, securities and capital markets transactions.  He has experience assisting private equity funds and private companies with a full range of merger and acquisition transactions, and regularly advises emerging businesses on entity formation, contract drafting and negotiation, private offerings, SEC periodic reporting compliance, and general business matters.

Prior to law school, Christopher worked as an investor relations consultant at Thomson Reuters (now Nasdaq OMX Corporate Solutions) in New York, where he advised Fortune 500 clients in the energy and chemical sectors on a wide range of institutional shareholder matters, including spin-offs, capital market valuation, and shareholder risk.  

Christopher regularly volunteers his time on pro bono matters through LegalCORPS, and is also an alumni mentor at William Mitchell College of Law.

Christopher earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from William Mitchell College of Law, and his B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, with a double major in Business Management and Philosophy. He was also a member of Rensselaer’s hockey team.

Bar Admissions
Minnesota, 2013
  • MSBA North Star Lawyer for Pro Bono Service, 2014-2016
Articles & Presentations
Speaker. "Crowdfunding and Other Capital Raising Strategies for Emerging Companies." SCORE Monthly Meeting. 12 April 2016.

Speaker. "Entity Options: C Corp, S Corp, LLC, Sole Proprietor." MN Grape Growers Association: Cold Climate Conference. 11-13 February 2016.
Representative Matters

Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Represented an oil and gas equipment distribution company in its sale to a publicly traded competitor for approximately $110,000,000.
  • Represented a medical device company in its sale to a publicly traded international conglomerate for approximately $140,000,000.
  • Represented a provider of clinical trial supply chain management in its sale to a private equity fund for approximately $30,000,000.
  • Local and company counsel to an international software company in its sale to a private equity fund for approximately $750,000,000.
  • Represented a fitness club franchisee in its majority equity investment transaction with a  private equity fund establishing the franchisee’s enterprise value at approximately $90,000,000.
  • Represented a brand-loyalty company in numerous roll-up acquisitions across the United States.
  • Represented an engineering software company in its sale to a publicly traded German company for approximately $50,000,000.
  • Represented a US-based software company in its disposition of its European-based software business to a European private equity fund for approximately $25,000,000.
  • Represented an industrial engine distributor in its acquisition of a competitor for approximately $35,000,000.
Capital Raising
  • Represented a pre-revenue software company with its initial seed funding round. Prepared all offering documents and counseled client through the process.
  • Represented a real estate investment fund in establishing an approximate $50,000,000 equity fund and represented the same organization in numerous side investment vehicles and independent capital raising rounds for stand-alone real estate projects. 
  • Represented a broker-dealer in its capital raising for a $100,000,000+ mixed-use real estate development project.
  • Represented numerous clients in raising less than $1,000,000 from outside investors.
Other Material Matters
  • Involved in multi-year in-house assignment with a Minnesota-based company with operations in 11 states.
  • Managed the international corporate governance for an international software company with operations in 8 countries.
 
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